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stick. >> what about spending cuts? >> we've heard so much about it during the presidential election and now that the president has been gnawiinaugurd for the second term. how much leverage do the republicans have. and the president didn't touch on either of those thing in his inaugural address. >> he made clear in his inaugural address he was not, the cuts in medicare and social security, and newest entitlement, middle class health insurance entitlement. he made it clear he doesn't want to do that and that's where the republicans want to go, because those are, and this is agreed and the president use today point this out the biggest drivers of deficits and debt. he's drawing a line he's not going to go there. republicans will be-hard pressed to go there, but at least in their point of view, hold on the line of spending and not go up as much as it was supposed to. >> and chris, you mentioned this only lasts until may 18th. is that what we can expect now days from our lawmakers, forever of the kicking of the can down the field and do we only-- the best we can hope for is a three-month
the opportunity for discussion, that everybody was hoping would be the result the split decision election we had in november. >> megyn: the interesting thing here, chris, right now is reportedly, you know, of the up to 19 executive actions he can take, it sounds like most of them are not going to be, you know, barn burners, they're not going to be, you know, some of the ones reported was, okay, he's going to ask for more aggressive enforcement of existing gun laws and he'll push for wider sharing of existing gun data bases, may make a wider push to make mental health information available to those performing the background checks. these aren't exactly the things that we heard about that were really upsetting to the gun rights groups. i mean, those sound like things he might have gotten agreement from the other side on. >> one would think so, but then again if you do that, you don't have credit for having done that yourself or cast your opponent as an obstructionist. the president could surprise us tomorrow and do it differently, but right now every sign they're showing he's going to do a my way
this would look right before the election, they denied it over at homeland security and categorically denied it and now ap says it has the internal documents to prove it. and joining me is the chief counsel for the center of law and justice. this story, it's hard to get your arms around how many things went wrong here, we have an illegal immigrant who is a child molester, who is volunteering in the office of a u.s. senator and first, the senator's office says, well, we didn't know any of that because he was unpaid, so we never checked the social security number. there was no way for us to know is what they say. let's table that for now and talk about the fact that it appears no one other than the associated press, now judicial watch and i guess senator chuck grassley has taken interest thanks to the ap. >> right. >> megyn: where is the inspector general, the white house, the administration to try to see whether this actually happened? >> yeah, nowhere to be found is the answer to that and i think that what senator grassley did in his letter and request, as well as judicial watch in their doc
to business leaders as you know, since the election in particular and he has met with dozens of ceo's and business leaders and talking about the fiscal cliff and the debt ceiling debate coming in the weeks ahead and you'll remember at a previous jobs council meeting, the president made a comment that back fired on him and to what jay carney said about the president and the economy. >> shovel ready was not as shovel ready as we expected. >> the reelection was in some ways for all of us here, you know, a humbling experience because it was an assertion by the electorate to said despite how hard the last four years have been on this country because of the great economic crisis that we were in when the president took office, that the steps that we've taken have been the right steps, and more work needs to be done. >> more work needs to be done. when you talk to the president's top advisors, they say he wants to act quickly after the inaugural address and state of the union coming up in february to work on key domestic issues like immigration he reform, like gun control that he's been tal
high. >> megyn: yeah, and in states that mitt romney carried in the last election. >> exactly. >> megyn: brit, thanks for being here. >> you bet, megyn. >> megyn: see you soon. you can go to foxnews.com for a breakdown of all of president obama's new gun proposals and the details on the executive actions that the president signed today. also, coming up in a just a bit we'll be joined by lars larson how gun owners and gun groups may feel about the president's plan for stricter gun laws. i mean, now, many folks are saying, look, a lot of the executive actions, reasonable, noncontroversial. i'll he ask lars whether that's true. is there anything he can get behind? because he seems to have a good window into how the gun rights groups feel. so we will speak with him in just a bit. and in the middle of this gun debate comes a new question about the cultural fallout of the gun crackdown effort after two six-year-old boys were suspended from elementary school for playing a game as old as this country. trace gallagher has that story, trace. >> reporter: megyn, the second time in recent week tha
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